Netroots Nation part of the democratic internet phalanx, Howard Dean and Al Gore for Obama
Here some exampels how in the USelection the Internet is in use. The democratic internet power house, started by Howard Dean and Meet up , a online social networking portal a network of self-organized clubs and community groups.
A highteck polished election version, Democrats, and Netroots Nation amplifies progressive voices by providing an online and in-person campus for exchanging ideas and learning how to be more effective in using technology to influence the public debate. See more on the last conference, where Nancy Pelosi brough Al Gore on the stage, proclaiming his 10 year masterplan We can solve it.
Here what the republicans Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska, says: "Internet"- "It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand, those tubes can be filled and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line and it's going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube enormous amounts of material, enormous amounts of material."
Stevens, the longest-serving Republican in the Senate and a towering figure in Alaska's political history, was indicted by a federal grand jury here on charges that he concealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from one of the state's most powerful employers. The indictment accuses Stevens, 84, of accepting more than $250,000 in improvements to his Alaska home, as well as other gifts such as a gas grill and a new Land Rover, from VECO Corp., an oil field services company.